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Charming 1880 Farmhouse Near Soho Lake Nascar Abingdon Golf

Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

Enjoy this charming 1880 farmhouse completely restored with original woodwork, hardwood floors, and authentic decor, nestled among working farms. Enjoy on-site hiking and nearby fishing,boating, and swimming in South Holston Lake. Walk to the neighbor's for a farm tour. Watch the kids play in the creek from the wrap-around porch.

The upstairs includes four large bedrooms:

--one with a king bed

--one with a queen bed

--another with a queen bed

--one with two twin beds.

Continental breakfast or home-cooked meals are available for an additional fee.

Willow Branch farmhouse is minutes from South Holston Lake and Cherokee National Forest, 15 miles from Bristol Motor Speedway, and halfway between Bristol and Abingdon.

Bristol is the Birthplace of Country Music, and its charming downtown with antique shops and restaurants is half in Virginia and half in Tennessee. Abingdon is home to the Historic Barter Theatre (hosting live theatrical performances on multiple stages) and numerous shops and restaurants.

Access to hiking on the Appalachian Trail is available 10 miles away via the US 421 Low Gap parking area near Shady Valley. Access to biking on the Creeper Trail is available 14 miles away in downtown Abingdon.

Keywords: restored farmhouse, 1800s house, bed and breakfast, home, farm house, NASCAR rental, lake house, vacation home, river, Abingdon, Bristol, Appalachian Mountains, upper east Tennessee, Tennessee mountains, Appalachian Trail, Cherokee National Forest, South Holston Lake, South Holston River, Creeper Trail

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 February, 2017

About The Owner

My husband is a businessman in Bristol and we have three grown children and five grandchildren who love to come visit the farm and rent pontoon boats on South Holston Lake.

The Owner purchased this farmhouse in 2007

Why The Owner chose Tennessee

Willow Branch Farm is minutes away from land that my husband's family once farmed. Furniture made from that farm is now in our farmhouse.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We enjoy the beauty and serenity of the land as well as the easy access to the lake, the race track, local roots music, and the historic downtowns of Abingdon and Bristol.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful property with us.

We had an amazing time and your hospitality was over the top.
Oct 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Bristol in Sullivan County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) Twin or Single Beds (2), Child cot, Portable crib available upon request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
Clawfoot bathtub with shower. Large dining room table seats 8.


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(5 traveller reviews)

Charming 1880 Farmhouse Near Soho Lake Nascar Abingdon Golf
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Mount Vernon, WA

Beautiful Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

Two couples visiting Bristol for the NASCAR race Aug. 2016. This farmhouse is beautiful, and Mary Lynn and HD go above and beyond to make your stay comfortable! The property is beautiful, and I even got to see lightening bugs for the first time! The home has everything you need. We arrived to find a fruit and cheese platter and then the first morning fresh bagels that Mary Lynn delivered. The beds were comfortable and there is plenty of space to accommodate a large group. We had a wonderful stay and when we return to Bristol we will stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful farmhouse. Four adults were in town for the NASCAR weekend and the house easily accommodated three unrelated individuals with plenty of privacy and just the right amount of togetherness. The house is comfortable and stocked with everything you could possibly need. Mary Lynn and HD were gracious hosts - correctly balancing friendliness and attention with leaving us to go about our business. The grounds are a refreshing change from city/suburban/corporate life - cows, horses, birds, open spaces and beautiful views. Convenient access to the track, Bristol's cute downtown and plenty of great BBQ places. We loved it! My husband and I plan to come back with family and explore hiking areas around the nearby lake.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rancho Cucamonga, California

Charming Farm House

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time! Mary was the perfect hostess!!!The grounds are outstanding! We love to hike and there was so much to see! There is a beautiful 2 mile hike to a bluff overlooking the valley! The house was beautiful and clean! The bedrooms were decorated with love and care! We had 7 of us for NASCAR. It fit us perfect. It was great being able to come to a nice quiet, beautiful place after being at NASCAR all day. There is a lake near by that we never even got to. Mary had the most beautiful cheese platter waiting for us. She also had milk and eggs in the refrigerator. The best basket of bagels,bars,cookies,bread,tea's etc. We were suppose only have 6 of us, the 7th person had another place to stay but had ridden out with us. Once he saw the house and the grounds he wouldn't leave!!!Thank you again Mary fro your great hospitality and putting up with us!!!Don't forget to look us up when you come to Cali!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for spending time with us in Bristol. We are so glad that you enjoyed the farmhouse. We appreciate your being such considerate guests and are so pleased that you were comfortable in the farmhouse. We do love positive feedback. Remember the trout fishing is world renowned, and the spring race is in April. Hope you will come again!
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Chicago, Illinois

The perfect getaway in a beautiful and cozy home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this rural retreat. Beautiful antique furnishings complement the vintage charm of the house, and a large wrap-around porch is perfect for morning coffee with the singing birds or evening cocktails with the fireflies. We enjoyed peace and quiet, plenty of space, all the comforts of home -- and were just a short drive to boat rental and fishing, downtown Bristol, the NASCAR track, and more. The four bedrooms are spacious with very comfortable beds, and I think you could easily sleep 8. The kitchen is much better equipped than other rentals we have visited, and Mary Lynn and HD are kind, hospitable, and very knowledgeable about the area. We would absolutely stay here again! Anyone who is traveling to this area and looking for some relaxation and renewal should really look no further. This farmhouse is a truly special place.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the unique attributes of the area. We will welcome your return! Thank you
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Perfect 5 Star

  • 5 of 5

This 4 bedroom 1880 house was fantastic! It has everything, great beds, views, farm type setting. 5 min to lake, 10 min to town. The owners, Mary Lynn and HD invited us up for a sunset view from their house 1000 yds away. Mary Lynn provided fresh bagels, popcorn, bananas etc. the relaxed deck to just chill is a 10. We will be back the next time we visit from Texas

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles

NASCAR, Speedway in Lights, vibrant music scene, Crooked Road music trail , The Paramount Center for the Arts, The Barter Theater, Heartwood, The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, the William King Art Museum, farm tours, Creeper Trail, Appalachian Trail, , The Harvest Table restaurant, minutes to South Holston Lake and Bristol Caverns, world class fishing with guides available.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Bristol, USA

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee. £80

ADDITIONAL FEES APPLY FOR SPECAIL EVENTS, HOLIDAYS, AND WILL VARY ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS. Please inform owners if you anticipate entertaining additional guests. We will consider renting the space for parties and are happy to discuss that cost with you.

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